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Military Hospitals and Clinics

Military hospitals and clinics are the core of the Military Health System. They are located on military bases and posts around the world. Military hospitals and clinics are also referred to as Direct CareDirect care refers to military hospitals and clinics, also known as “military treatment facilities” and “MTFs.”direct care, military treatment facilities or MTFs.

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DHA Medical Logistics ensures right materials are available for the right care

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Medical logistics is an important piece in the continuum of care for warfighters, retirees and their families. (U.S. Air Force photo by Airman 1st Class Jeffrey Tatro)

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Belvoir Hospital “glues” its status as innovative facility with new varicose vein procedure

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Fort Belvoir Community Hospital was the first military treatment facility to perform varicose vein correction using medical-grade glue

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MHS must ‘recapture’ care from civilian health providers

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USS Eisenhower medical team performs shipboard surgery

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An MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.

USS Eisenhower has full surgery capabilities and a surgical team for emergencies

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Defense Health Director: Budget request aligns with DoD strategy

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Womack tops quality ratings in care for new moms, babies

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Jamie Smith, left, an ultrasound technician at Womack Army Medical Center, performs an ultrasound on first-time mom, Jennifer Meilicke. (U.S. Army photo by Eve Meinhardt)

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SAMMC’s trauma mission benefits San Antonio, medical readiness

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San Antonio Military Medical Center personnel provide care to a trauma patient in the Emergency Department. SAMMC is one of two Level I Trauma Center’s in the city of San Antonio and the one Level I Trauma Center in the Department of Defense. (U.S. Army photo by Robert Whetstone)

San Antonio Military Medical Center’s emergency department is one of the largest and busiest emergency departments in south Texas

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New Common Cost Accounting Structure to standardize how expenses are tracked

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Cold storage platelets key to saving lives

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Senior medical leaders testify on Defense Health Care reform

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Specialized medical treatment breathes life into NATO ally

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New telehealth program pilot tests ability to improve patient access, Soldier readiness

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In a demonstration of the Telehealth process at Fort Campbell's Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, clinical staff nurse Army Lt. Maxx P. Mamula examines mock patient Army Master Sgt. Jason H. Alexander using a digital external ocular camera.

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Military Health System Prescription Transfer Procedures

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Effective immediately, all Department of Defense (DoD) military treatment facility (MTF) outpatient phannacics will accept patient requests for prescription transfers from another MTF and from retail phannacies. When another phannacy requests prescription transfer infonnation on behalf ofa patient, DoD MTF outpatient phannacies will respond to the inquirer in a timely maru1er.

Military Health System's Guide to Access Success

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This document establishes roles, responsibilities, definitions and guidance for implementing, sustaining and managing military treatment facility (MTF) Access to Care (ATC) in the Military Health System (MHS).

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MHS must ‘recapture’ care from civilian health providers

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An MH-53E Sea Dragon helicopter prepares to land on the flight deck of the aircraft carrier USS Dwight D. Eisenhower.

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Defense Health Director: Budget request aligns with DoD strategy

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3/23/2016
MHS Seal

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Womack tops quality ratings in care for new moms, babies

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3/18/2016
Jamie Smith, left, an ultrasound technician at Womack Army Medical Center, performs an ultrasound on first-time mom, Jennifer Meilicke. (U.S. Army photo by Eve Meinhardt)

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SAMMC’s trauma mission benefits San Antonio, medical readiness

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San Antonio Military Medical Center personnel provide care to a trauma patient in the Emergency Department. SAMMC is one of two Level I Trauma Center’s in the city of San Antonio and the one Level I Trauma Center in the Department of Defense. (U.S. Army photo by Robert Whetstone)

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New Common Cost Accounting Structure to standardize how expenses are tracked

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Cold storage platelets key to saving lives

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MHS Seal

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New telehealth program pilot tests ability to improve patient access, Soldier readiness

Article
2/23/2016
In a demonstration of the Telehealth process at Fort Campbell's Blanchfield Army Community Hospital, clinical staff nurse Army Lt. Maxx P. Mamula examines mock patient Army Master Sgt. Jason H. Alexander using a digital external ocular camera.

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Military Health System Prescription Transfer Procedures

Policy

Effective immediately, all Department of Defense (DoD) military treatment facility (MTF) outpatient phannacics will accept patient requests for prescription transfers from another MTF and from retail phannacies. When another phannacy requests prescription transfer infonnation on behalf ofa patient, DoD MTF outpatient phannacies will respond to the inquirer in a timely maru1er.

Military Health System's Guide to Access Success

Publication
12/15/2008

This document establishes roles, responsibilities, definitions and guidance for implementing, sustaining and managing military treatment facility (MTF) Access to Care (ATC) in the Military Health System (MHS).

Recommended Content:

Access, Cost, Quality, and Safety | Access to Health Care | Military Hospitals and Clinics
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